A Road to Ruin: Londoners and their booze
- London, EC1V 1NE
- (Exact address will be provided after booking)
On this alcohol themed walk, join Hazel for a tour perfect for those with a keen interest in history, London and a stiff drink.
Delve into the past & investigate the relationship between different classes of society in historical London and what this meant for the alcohol they were able to drink.
You will also explore how the famous English past-time of drinking was interpreted by journalists and artists of the day, fascinating to compare to the modern world.
Hazel will also share with you rare and interesting facts and tales and you'll leave the tour knowing the stories behind the expressions "one for the road", "a Mother's ruin" and "dead drunk".
The tour will take you along an ancient Drover's Road in London, where you'll visit interesting buildings including an 'in and out pub', a world famous inn, a brewery, two gin distilleries and even a licensed pawn broker!
We've all experienced London's drinking culture for ourselves so why not take this road to ruin & understand where it all started... we dare you!Read Less
- Authentic different tour
- Meet other adventurous souls
- Get to know new places
- Discover an interesting aspect of historical London
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